Workers Compensation Board of Prince Edward Island

OHS Act & Regulations


The WCB is responsible for administering workplace safety legislation on Prince Edward Island. This legislation is the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act.

The OHS Act and its Regulations describe the minimum standard of occupational health and safety on PEI and the general safety principles for Island workplaces.

To help you understand how PEI's safety legislation applies to your workplace, the WCB has a number of resources: If you have any questions, or would like copies of the WCB guides, OHS Act or Regulations, please contact us.

The Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations can be viewed on the PEI Government website by clicking on the links below. The WCB also has a role in enforcing the Smoke - Free Places Act and Regulations, and the Youth Employment Act.

Copies of all Government of Prince Edward Island Acts and Regulations are available from:

      Island Information Services
      1st Floor Jones Bldg
      Charlottetown
      902-368-4000